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>> reporter: pistorius is known as blade runner because of the prosthetic legs he uses to run. he became the first double amputee sprinter ever to compete in the olympics when he raced for south africa in the 2012 london games. he reached the 400-meter semi fines and anchored the relay team. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> police say they are running forensic tests on pistorius including checks for broad alcohol levels. 5:02. american airlines and u.s. airways just announced plans for a merger. the $11 billion deal will create the world's largest airlines. the combined carrier will have american's new look and old name. with american in bankruptcy it's up to a judge to decide if the deal will be good for the credits. the world's four biggest airlines would control nearly 70% of all air traffic. experts say ticket prices could take off as a result. >> even though people say that, you know, this particular merger of u.s. airways and
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american airlines isn't going to raise ticket prices, i don't believe that one bit. >> the two airlines have been negotiating since august. passengers aboard a crippled cruise ship should be back on solid ground this afternoon. the carnival triumph is being tugged across the gulf of mexico to a port in mobile, alabama today. more than 4,000 people have been stranded on the ship since an engine fire last weekend and you're taking a look at live pictures of the helicopter and then of course the pictures of that cruise ship. now, carnival says the crew is doing all it can but some passengers have complained of a stench, broken restrooms and more. >> i promise you none of my family members that are on there will probably ever take another cruise. >> one woman said her family told her the ship's staff was serving onion sandwiches. the cruise originated in galveston, texas and carnival is paying for passenger transportation back there. federal investigators will look into the cause. a lot of people probably will
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not want to take a cruise again. >> they are giving freebies out. no thank you. all set. 503. let's check traffic and weather. lawrence no excuse for not getting flowers for your bride today, my friend. >> reporter: folks have been busy here at the flower mart in san francisco getting ready for the biggest day of the year and all these beautiful flowers. they have somebody's name on it today. it could be yours. around the bay area today it's going to be a gorgeous day outside. lots of sunshine after some patchy dense fog early on this morning. temperatures a little cool but not as cold. 30s and 40s outside right now. i think we're looking at temperatures warming up nicely into the afternoon high pressure building in and we are look at some of these temperatures into the low 70s this afternoon. so you get a little weak offshore wind and it looks like a beautiful valentine's day. looks like nice weather ahead but there's also rain in the forecast. we are going to talk more about that coming up in a few minutes. let's check the roads with
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elizabeth. >> okay. thank you, lawrence. and we're watching some breaking news right now on treasure island. we are just getting word of a pretty major power outage on treasure island. power was supposed to be restored around 2:30 a.m. but the lights are still out. another issue actually across the bay bridge is how thick the fog is. this is supposed to be the incline section of the upper deck of the bay bridge. but we can barely see traffic this morning. they have a dense fog advisory in effect. so we'll continue to kind posted on both incidents right now happening and again major power outage reported on treasure island. elsewhere here's a live look outside to milpitas. 880/237, no delay for the silicon valley ride, leaving milpitas towards sunnyvale. it looks clear across the stretch of 237. traffic sensors all in the green this morning. a lot of areas of roadwork still in lanes, as well. some of these ramps have reopened here in the last few minutes but some ramps are still closed near the northbound 280 to southbound
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highway 85 connector. we'll have more "timesaver traffic" coming up. in the meantime, back to you guys. >> thank you. 5:05. we are following a developing story over in the east bay. a man was found shot to death at an elementary school. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran in san leandro now where deputies are still on the scene. good morning, cate. >> reporter: good morning, frank. we want to show you that deputies are still here staged in front of elementary school blocking off the area. this as the investigation into what happened continues this morning. we're learning from the alameda county coroner's office they say the man who was shot last night was 18 years old but that's all we know about the victim so far. this happened around 9:00 last night. a neighbor told kpix 5 they heard three shots in the area and then called police. officers rushed the wounded man to the hospital where he later died. now, san leandro police say they are investigating this as a homicide. and i did call the school's hotline to see if it would affect anything today but again there was no indication of that
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in the recording. reporting live from san leandro, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> a deadly stabbing near san jose high school may be gang- related. officers say someone stabbed a teenager on north 21st yesterday minutes before class got out. that's just a few blocks from the high school there. according to the police, the stabbing of the boy may have started with an off-campus fight. this is san jose's fifth homicide of the year. death threats against a california lawmaker led to the discovery of a bay area home packed with explosives. police say the man turned the santa clara home into a bomb- making factory. that home is still full of dangerous materials. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is in santa clara this morning where the home is under guard. anne. >> reporter: yesterday, they found another, quote, usable bomb inside of this home on humboldt avenue. so today they are going to bring in a special bomb containment trailer and blow that bomb up. they are also concerned about what else they might find in this home. this is the man officers say is
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behind all of this. 45-year-old everet basham arrested tuesday for making a death threat against state senator leland yee. when officers searched his home they found assault weapons and bomb-making materials which they then detonated in the front yard as seen from a neighbor's security camera and then yesterday, they found more volatile materials. investigators say he is a hoarder. his house is covered in surveillance cameras and radio antennae. >> it's not over yet. so i don't want to knock on wood per se. something could happen tomorrow while we're searching. >> i didn't think the guy would make a bomb so i, you know, it is -- it's pretty disconcerting. >> reporter: according to his linkedin page, basham has 30 years of engineering experience. we are going to hear today from the man the threat was allegedly targeting, state senator leland yee who brought
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forth a controversial bill regarding an assault weapons ban. he is having a press conference this morning. we are expecting more officers here at 7:30 this morning to continue the search. now, coming up in the next half hour, you're going to hear about an interesting endorsement for basham from steve wozniak of all people. so stay tuned for that. right now live in santa clara, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> thank yo. southern california authorities say their manhunt for christopher dorner is over. he is believed to have died in a fire tuesday. meanwhile a couple has come forward to say they found dorner in their condo on tuesday. >> hollered stay calm. karen screamed and turned and started running. he ran after her and he caught her about the door -- >> on the staircase. >> on the staircase and brought her back. >> that couple was tied up and they say that they thought dorner was going to kill them. >> had some plastic ties great
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big tie wraps and tied our hand behind our backs and made us walk into the back bedroom back there. >> dorner stole the couple's car, crashed it, then stole a second car. he then pulled up in another cabin -- holed up in a cabin where he was in a shootout with officers. the cabin caught fire when tear gas was fired in there. detective jeremiah mckay was killed in the shootout on tuesday. he was married with two children. he was 35. he had been with the sheriff's department for 15 years. a specially designed armored vehicle made to withstand weapons of mass destruction will soon be available to parts of the bay area. marin county has teamed up with three other counties to buy a bear cat g-3 urban assault vehicle similar to this. the vehicle cost $368,000. marin county supervisor steven kinsey has received mixed
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reactions to the deal. >> there are two levels of reaction. the high school kids can't wait to get a ride in it. i think the general public wonders if it's the best use of funds. >> money for the bear cat will come from a federal homeland security grant. 5:10. a possible pay raise. >> the plan being pushed by president obama today. plus -- >> i can't imagine having as much fun at any other school than i have here. >> from band to drama, how a south bay school is using the arts to help students learn. >> but first, talk about breakfast on the go. a doughnut truck stolen and it's all caught on camera.
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ispy so was it a crime of opportunity, a chance for a joyride or just a thief with one heck of a sweet tooth? at any rate it was caught on camera. krispy kreme deliveryman unloading fresh doughnuts when a man drive off with the truck and the doughnuts. police say the driver led them on a 15-mile chase. the suspect is behind bars and he probably didn't get any doughnuts. >> no kidding. it's not like you could hide a doughnut truck. >> what are you in for? >> i stole a krispy kreme
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truck. [ laughter ] >> good story. we have been following this breaking news on treasure island. we got some good news. they have just restored power here in the last couple of minutes. so there was a major power outage on treasure island. it started at 2:30 this morning. the cause of the outage is still unknown. but again we just got word from pg&e that all the lights are now back on. the other big story in the area the fog thick in spots. we don't see treasure island from our roof camera because of dense fog. we can see why at the bay bridge toll plaza. there is a dense fog advisory for the bay bridge this morning as well as stretches of highway 92 through half moon bay. every into san mateo so again be extra careful if you are about to start your morning commute. elsewhere here's a live look across the golden gate bridge. fog is thick across the span, as well. there are areas of overnight roadwork from marin county to the golden gate bridge toll plaza various lanes blocked until 6:00 this morning. we have two brake lights right now on westbound 580 through the altamont pass as you head
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towards the dublin interchange. but again the good news the loots are back on just within the last few minutes at treasure island. that's a check of traffic and for more on our lovely forecast our valentine's day forecast we have lawrence down by the flower market. how are you doing? >> yeah, hey, this is a great place down here. it's funny, you don't see that many people up at our time in the morning but folks, this has been going on for quite a while as they get ready for an extremely busy day at the flower mart. i want to introduce you to a special guest. bob, you're the general manager of this place. how are you doing so far? >> great. it's been a great holiday. weather is great. the growers did a great job in bringing their flowers in. our customers are happy. the retailers are really happy because thursday is always the best day or one of the best days during the week. >> roses. you guys are moving out a ton of roses. how many roses do you guys expect to move out? >> this week we expect to move about 50,000 bunches of roses. 25 stems in a bunch. so it's a few stems of roses
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going out here. >> this isn't the most popular day of the year for roses, right? >> no. probably the most popular day for single variety of flower but most popular day is mother's day. >> everybody has a mother but not everybody has a valentine. sad to say. part of the sad story. [ laughter ] >> so you're going to be busy here. you're open all day that you're moving out the flowers? >> right. we have the last-minute flowers and we'll have others in later. >> i hope you can get a little rest today. this is a beautiful place to be. what a nice place just to come down and do our weather live. great background with all these flowers, people having a good time. really kind of enjoying themselves getting ready to help make somebody's valentine a very special day. let's talk about the weather. we are going to see a beautiful valentine's day as the temperatures warm up nicely. starting out with patchy dense fog especially early in the morning inside the bay but warmer than average day as we head toward the afternoon as
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high pressure is sitting over head. and we'll help to really crank up the temperatures outside. not only here but yeah, looks like that ridge is going to bring us an offshore wind, as well. so we are going to see those offshore winds, that sinking air from that ridge of high pressure. and that will make for an unusually warm day. temperatures around the state running up into the 60s and the 70s looking beautiful all the way into the monterey bay although we may see a continuing patch or two of fog but should be very nice. into the south bay those temperatures warming up nicely, as well. we are going to see plenty of sun into the afternoon hours looking good, east bay beautiful 60s even some 70s maybe showing up outside as we look at lots of sunshine and maybe some 70s in the north bay as well so you get the idea these temperatures well above the average for this time of year and will continue to do so. i think tomorrow another gorgeous day beautiful sunshine into the weekend and then we'll cool down and there's a chance we could see some rain as we head in toward tuesday of next week. but guys, if you are waiting for that last-second thing to buy, lots of flowers still at the flower mart. check it out or head to your
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local market. these flowers are probably coming to a store near you. that's the latest from the flower mart. back to you guys. >> you're bringing flowers to everyone in the newsroom, right? >> i know. >> you already have flowers! >> yeah. but you can always use more. come on lawrence. >> there you go. okay. >> thanks, lawrence. president obama continues to push for new programs outlined in the state of the union address. he had go to georgia where he will tour a pre-k classroom. the president called for universal preschool for american children and yesterday toured a manufacturing plant in north carolina to show the need for an increase in the minimum wage from $7.25 to 9 dollars an hour. the arts are first cuts in tight school budgets. they are always forgotten but not as lincoln high school in san jose. they are the foundation. performing arts school and we think that's pretty cool. >> i can't imagine having as much fun at any other school
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than i have here. >> i just love it here. i love everything about lincoln. >> reporter: while most schools are dropping the arts, lincoln high is embracing them. >> this school suits me and really nice to be here. i'm proud to be at lincoln. >> reporter: teenagers, high school and fun? what a concept but it's working in san jose. lincoln high offers over 40 classes from ballet to pep band or perhaps you want to dabble in set design, costumes. got that too. students are required to take at least two art classes but more than half of their 18- students take more. >> it's a -- 1800 students take more. >> it's a good way to relieve stress. you want to relax every once in a while and band gives me the opportunity to do that. >> reporter: lincoln's theater department sent six graduates to broadway. >> it's exciting and inspires the kids that are still here.
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>> very inspiring. we have gotten to meet a couple of them and they seem so happy on broadway and so successful. it's a big push to go further. >> reporter: students are still excelling in the classroom, too. the arts foster good study habits, discipline and self- esteem for the entire student body. >> this school offers me a lot of freedom and i feel like i'm able to be myself at this school while at other schools i feel like i would be judged. >> reporter: for the perfect mix of arts and academics, lincoln high school is this week's -- >> "cool school"! whoo! >> bring back a few memories there? >> yeah. i used to dance when i was a little kid. >> cool. the kids love it there. lincoln high turned to the arts back in th '90s. it's giving them a lift in spirits. everyone fits in as one big family. >> that's great. >> cool.
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>> so what's cool about your school? you can submit your nomination at our website, we may come out and feature your school on our show. we'll be right back. stay right there.
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authorities. what did they say? >> reporter: i just got off the phone with the alameda county coroner's office. the victim was an 18-year-old man but are not releasing his identity. we want to he who is you some shots from chopper 5 right now. you can see that the alameda county sheriff's deputies are still staged outside of hillside elementary school. this is in san leandro. we know shots were reported around 9:00 last night. again, this happened at hillside elementary school. one neighbor told kpix 5 they heard three shots and then they called 911. when officers got to the scene, they found a man on the school property. we're told that he died at the hospital. we still do not know the circumstances surrounding this incident or how many people may be involved. again, we want to let you know that the sheriff's deputies are still here on scene. they are blocking off that front area or entrance of the school. we are still waiting to get more information again from authorities. and we are also waiting on the identity of the victim. reporting live in san leandro,
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cate caugiran, kpix 5. a gang fight may have led to a deadly stabbing near san jose high school yesterday. officers say someone stabbed a teenage boy on north 21st street minutes before class got out. that's a few blocks from the high school. the stabbing is san jose's fifth homicide of the year. new this morning a star olympic sprinter and double amputee facing murder charges. oscar pistorius from south africa will appear in court this morning on charges he shot and killed his girlfriend. police found model reeva steenkamp suffering a gunshot wound inside the athlete's upscale home. she died at the scene. police are now running forensics tests or pistorius. he made history just last year at the london games when he became the first double amputee to compete in the olympics. the manhunt for christopher dorner is considered over now even though remains found in a burn out cabin are still being examined to make sure that it's him. a couple has come forward though with a chilling story of
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how they found dorner in their condo on tuesday. >> jumped out and hollered stay calm. karen screamed and turned and started running and he ran after her. he caught her about the door. >> on the staircase. >> on the staircase. he brought her back. >> we are going to hear more from the victims in a live report from big bear in 10 minutes. death threats against a california lawmaker. a bay area home packed with explosives. this morning, we have learned what may have set the suspects off. the suspect headed out for state senator leland yee. his office tells us the man threatened to kill the senator and from the looks of it he had the means to do so. police say the man turned a santa clara home into a bomb- making factory. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is there this morning. >> reporter: officers are still discovering more bomb-making materials inside this house here behind me. and they are right now standing guard. they have been all night. yesterday, they found a usable
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bomb what they call a usable bomb and they are planning to bring in a special bomb containment trailer this morning to blow it up. here is the man behind all of this. 45-year-old effort basham. he was arrested tuesday for making a death threat against state senator leland yee. when officers searched the home of everett basham, they found assault weapons and those bomb- making tears, which they then detonated in the front yard as seen from a neighbor's security camera. it was yesterday that they found additional volatile materials. investigators say this man is a hoarder. his house is also covered in surveillance cameras and radio antennae. >> definitely odd. if you look around there's nothing like that around here at all. >> kind of shocking to, you know, that could have -- it could have hurt us like all these neighbors it could be harmful to us. >> reporter: now, this morning we are going to hear from the man the threat was allegedly targeting, senator yee, who has brought forth a controversial bill to close a loophole in
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california's assault weapons ban. he writes on his facebook page last night, thanks for your words of support. he says his staff and he are hanging in there and that they will not be deterred. now, back to the suspect here, basham, according to his linkedin page, he is -- he has 30 years of engineering experience. the package also shows an endorsement attributed to apple cofounder steve wozniak saying everett is about the brightest most skilled engineer i have ever met. he is never dull and that keeps the rest of us inspired with forward product and design thinking. now, again, we are going to hear for from leland yee's office this morning and see what else they find at this house. live in santa clara, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> thank you. san bruno decided to close down an elementary school due to low enrollment and budget cuts. district leaders voted last night to shut down crestmoor elementary. students will be shifted to other campuses in the district.
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it is 5:34. another check of traffic and weather and lawrence is at the flower mart. i have a couple of orders for you. liz would like a dozen white tea roses. you got a dozen red but you want more. >> yellow. >> how about this, guys? look at all these. we have yellow, red, pink, we have white. we have multicolored. you name it we will keep you all happy, folks. this is a great day. this is valentine's day. and folks are well it's pretty busy here. people are getting their last- minute shoppin done. valentine's day going to work out nice around the bay area weather-wise. we are going to see a lot of sunshine but we're starting out with some patchy dense fog early on. it's very thick over the bay and as you make your way into some parts of the north bay. so yeah, with that in mind, the temperatures running in the 30s and 40s so a little cool this morning to start out but this will warm your hearts. we have nice sunshine coming our way under a big ridge of high pressure. plenty of sunshine and warm weather toward the afternoon. these temperatures running well above the average.
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i think yeah we are going to see highs in the 60s and 70s by this afternoon. looking very nice outside as we have a lot of roses to pick from and a lot of folks are out here still picking some roses. how about that? let's check on traffic now with elizabeth. >> pretty stuff. all right. thank you, lawrence. and outside right now our big he is story is all the fog. actually you can't see it in some of our traffic cameras, others you can. obviously you can make out the cars now. traveling up and down the nimitz there may still be some roadwork in lanes on northbound and southbound 880 between davis and high street. elsewhere san mateo bridge traffic is moving okay. but a little farther west closer towards half moon bay we actually have a dense fog advisory issued by chp between 280 and half moon bay. again both directions of highway 92. over to the bay bridge toll plaza now and obviously you can see a lot of thick fog approaching the pay gates. no delay, no metering lights but the chp issued that dense fog advisory this morning. visibility is down to a quarter
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mile. overnight roadwork through danville northbound 680, those danville exits various lanes blocked until 6 a.m. and mass transit off to a great start to avoid the foggy roadways. bart is running more than 36 trains all on time. american airlines an u.s. airways made it official announcing plans for a merger. the $11 billion deal will create the world's largest airline. the combined carrier will keep the american airlines name and the u.s. airways ceo. the deal still needs approval from american's bankruptcy judge and antitrust regulators. if the deal goes through, american, southwest delta and united will control almost three-fourths of the united states airline traffic. some analysts say ticket prices will go up. passengers aboard a crippled cruise ship have something to look forward to this afternoon, a walk on solid ground. let's take a look live pictures now at the sea.
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can you see the cruise ship there? can't see it too much. but the carnival triumph -- top right there. the ship is being tugged across the gulf of mexico right now to a port in mobile, alabama. more than 4,000 people have been stranded on the ship since an engine fire last weekend. carnival says the crew is doing all it can but some passengers have complained of a stench, broken restrooms and more. >> he told mow that they had just eaten onion sandwiches and that they were asking to use the red plastic bags for-to-use the restroom in, and they had some fruit. they did have some water but it was warm bottled water. >> sound like tough conditions there. the cruise originated in galveston, texas, and carnival is paying for passengers' transportation back there. federal investigators will look into what went wrong. and we're now learning about a medical incident ahead
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of the pope's decision to retire. italy's [ non-english language ] paper reported that pope benedict xvi suffered a minor blow to the head while on a trip to latin america last year. he celebrated his last public mass as the pontiff yesterday for ash wednesday. vatican leaders confirm the head injury. they also say it was not relevant to his decision to step down. it is 5:38 now. the couple held hostage by christopher dorner telling their terrifying story. we have a live report from big bear in southern california coming up. plus, a not so smooth criminal. a bay area burglar tries to cover up his tracks but makes one big mistake.
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but officials in southern rnia think he is. welcome back. it's still not 100% certain that christopher dorner is dead. but officials in southern california believe he is. we go live to big bear where cbs reporter kara finnstrom is at a cabin where the former l.a. police officer may have been hiding out for several days. kara. >> reporter: good morning. well, that's true. as the sun comes up here, this community is still waiting for that final confirmation from the coroner's office that those replans are indeed dorner's. they were discovered about 30 miles away from here. but authorities are continuing to stress they believe it is dorner and also, that they have ended their manhunt for him.
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now, meanwhile, we are learning more this morning about his apparent final attempts to escape. in these condos there is a couple who owns one that says on tuesday a man tied them up and stole their car and they immediately recognized him as dorner. jim and karen reynolds say they want to clear up what appears to have been some initial misinformation in the midst of tuesday's intense gun battle and barricade. authorities initially reported two cleaning women stumbled upon an armed suspect in their living room but the reynolds say it was them that went to the cabin to clean it up for rental. they had a frightening 15- minute encounter where the armed man zipped tied their wrists, put towels in their mouths and covered their heads with pillowcases before leaving and stealing their car. he kept reassuring them he didn't want to hurt them but kept his gun drawn. here's how they describe the initial encounter. >> when he had me laying on the ground, i thought he changed his mind just trying to calm us down and get us in here and he
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was going to do are. >> reporter: police have not confirmed whether or not they actually checked the reynolds' cabin. they went from cabin to cabin looking to see whether there was a forced entry or open door and moved on. i can also tell you that here today, this community is continuing to mourn one of its deputies that was lost during the gun battle but also getting some encouraging news about the other who was injured. we are told he is degree much better and continuing to improve. live in big bear, kara finnstrom, cbs 2 news. >> do we know how they got freed? did someone find them? >> reporter: you know, i'm sorry, we have such a bad reception because -- oh, how did they get loose? i got your question. they actually -- she was able to free herself from those ties and was actually able to get to a cell phone, call for help and it was that 911 call that set everything into motion and led to the final gun battle and, of course, the house going up in
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flames. >> wow. all right. kara finnstrom live in big bear, thank you. a camera to catch criminals because the target of a thief in pleasant hill. surveillance video shows the camera burglar on the porch and trying to disable the camera. ee isn'tly, the camera -- eventually the camera snapped a good picture of his face. that's because he is looking directly into the camera. the homeowner posted the photo online and on posters around the neighborhood. >> not a mensah candidate. we are going to get back to lawrence at the flower mart this morning. >> lawrence has the forecast from the flower mart. >> reporter: what a beautiful place to be on valentine's day surrounded by tons of flowers and a bunch of busy people here. i want to introduce you to one of them, rachel, thank you for joining us. >> thanks for having me. >> this has to be an exciting day for you. you have to be so busy. >> it is our busiest day of the year. busiest week of the year. but we are loving it. we are having a great time.
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>> you have been up since when? >> since 2:30 every day this week. >> welcome to my world. >> it's a whole different world this time of day. but it's cool. a whole different world here at the flower market. >> you guys have a couple of shops in found. >> yup. first year that we have our second store downtown. >> that's very exciting. you guys are going to be doing how many deliveries today? >> we had to max out at 200 deliveries. >> is that right? 200 deliveries. so you're going from dusk to dawn. we have a bunch of drivers going to different parts of the city and that we are going to have a line out the door all day in both stores. >> you have to be excited. delivering flowers on a day like today you know you're making somebody's day. isn't that neat? >> it is. at last a lot of love out there going around and we all love boeing part of it. >> well, good luck to you today on aller deliveries and go grab some coffee. you have a long day ahead. all right, rachel, thank you. this is a great day to do it and if you want to get out and get some flowers, there's beautiful flowers here at the
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flower mart in san francisco. and it looks like the weather is going to cooperate. we have some fantastic weather ahead although we are starting out with some very dense fog this morning. very thick inside the bay. but it should be very nice as we head toward the afternoon. a lot of these temperatures are going to be running above the average as we head in toward the afternoon. some of those numbers maybe up into the 60s and the 70s. i think as you travel around the bay today you will notice that huge ridge of high pressure sitting overhead. that is going to compress all that air so the numbers are going to be really running above average today. and looking like sunshine just about everywhere you go. so yeah, if you are traveling around the state, you will find some beautiful weather into the monterey bay, lots of sunshine, couple of patches of fog in the central valley plenty of sunshine looking good into the high country. into the south bay today we'll see plenty of temperatures up in the 60s and low 70s. i think the east bay looking good. sunshine into the afternoon. and some great weather. in the north bay we'll see those down slope winds and some of those temperatures up in the 60s and some low 70s in the afternoon. so you get the idea this is a
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spectacular valentine's day weather-wise. lots of sunshine coming our way. and beautiful weather throughout the day and into the weekend. a chance of rain, though, as we get toward the middle of next week. how do you like these flowers? they almost look like a sunset. i haven't seen them before. they are spectacular. they have something for everyone. >> lawrence, i'm going to rely on you. i'm not sure my boyfriend believes in flowers. >> is that right? [ laughter ] >> maybe he has something he is planned for you. >> i know. it's the only way to actually get flowers. i got to call him out on live television! thank you, lawrence. [ laughter ] let's go out live this morning, a lot of fog, that is what's going on all across the bay area. lawrence just mentioned it in his weather report. and some of our traffic cameras you actually can't see the traffic because the fog is so thick. so here's actually a live look towards the dublin interchange. and everything is moving okay this morning from the altamont
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pass. 15 minutes towards 680. if you are traveling through vallejo there is a lot of thick fog reported as well on stretches of highway 37. some members of the phone force alerted us to that. approaching the fremont street exit fog is thick. a member of the kcbs phone force says visibility is down to 100 yards or less. so heads up. the bay bridge thick fog this morning. as well as as well as across the golden gate bridge no delay towards doyle drive into san francisco. but you can see it especially when the sun comes up, that's when you can really see how slow the visibility -- low the visibility is. 20 minutes between the altamont pass and 680. the nimitz is moving fine this morning despite overnight roadwork and the eastshore freeway delay-free from the carquinez bridge to the maze. mass transit all on time. no delay for bart, ace, muni, caltrain and ferries. that's a check of traffic. we have traffic and weather together every 10 minutes.
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back to you guys. >> liz, what is your boyfriend's number again? >> i know. i'll give you his email address. >> wake that guy up! 5:49 now. the bart board meets this morning to consider ways to deal with budget shortfalls expected over the next dozen years. one proposal is to extend a program of fare hikes based on inflation with increases every couple of years. the board will also look at higher fees for parking in the bart parking lots. the board meets at 9 a.m. at barred headquarters in oakland. 5:50. a bay area couple that proved it's never too late to find "love." >> didn't think here i'm 70 years old and i would get married again? >> why not? their secret to staying young at heart plus how a toyota sion almost made them miss their first date coming up. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. ca 00-progressive.
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starting out with patchy fog on this valentine's day. pretty thick in spots especially in the north bay. the temperatures running in the 30s and 40s. get ready, it's going to be a beautiful valentine's. more on that coming up. >> and you can see a lot of the dense fog this morning in some of our traffic cameras. here's a live look at three bridges. golden gate bridge, bay bridge, and actually our milpitas cam 880/237. dense fog advisory this morning for that middle bridge the bay bridge all across the upper deck. much more time too many coming up. the san francisco zoo welcomes a new addition, a healthy baby tiger. veterinarians won't know the cub's gender for a couple of weeks. the mother is doing well and adapting to motherhood. junior is the first tiger to be born at the zoo since 2008. leanne is the mother.
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that's a strange name for a tiger. >> it's like loretta. on this valentine's day, you never know where and when you will find love. one couple found new love later in life. cate caugiran shows they can teach us about romance. >> reporter: falling in love, it happens when you're young and young at heart. >> companionship was nice. looking for that. but i didn't think here i'm 70 years old and i get married again? >> reporter: it happened quickly starting with a date where bea almost didn't know what car to get into. >> i'll pick you up in the scion. and so she said, all right. and then she went to the internet to look up what a scion is. [ laughter ] >> a bicycle built for two? what in the world is a scion? >> reporter: they met each other at a depositor's meeting. then a romance began. but not without the proper research. >> bea had looked me up.
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i didn't know this. bea looked me up on the internet and she didn't tell me anything but she look me up. >> reporter: they got married at her palo alto home only 7 months after they met. >> caring for each other is an important thing rather than thinking, what do i want to happen? what's best for me? it's what's best for us. >> reporter: and though they are just past the newlywed stage, the couple knows they still have much to learn. >> i learn a lot about negative things i do because she is well to bring it up. and we can talk about it. and i try to change and adapt. and -- >> like leave the cupboard doors open. >> reporter: but they enjoy it as long as they are doing it together. >> it's nice to look forward being able to help each other out basically and make our last years happy ones. >> reporter: and ones that count. in palo alto, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> i love this couple.
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>> companionship, that's where it's at. and the negative things. she brings those things up. >> that's what every wife should do. >> never change. good stuff. 5:55. coming up in the next half hour, the world's biggest airline is a done deal. what the merger means for passengers coming up. >> plus, death threats to a senator and a cache of explosives at a bay area home. why officers don't think the danger is over yet. through presidents' day, get 36 months interest-free financing and save up to $500 on beautyrest and posturepedic. get a sealy queen set for just $399.
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald we have new details in a fatal shooting outside an east bay elementary school. what neighbors are telling kpix 5. >> the olympic athlete and double amputee now charged with murder. >> no big incidents now but typical to see. we have a dense fog advisory on the bay bridge.
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much more on your morning commute coming up. we're live at the flower mart in san francisco. flowers are going out quickly. the forecast is coming up. >> i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. time now 6:00. east bay deputies are searching for evidence at the site of a fatal shooting at an elementary school. cate caugiran is in san leandro with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. alameda county sheriff's deputies are staged out front of that elementary school this morning. this as the investigation to what happened continues. you can take a look overhead from our chopper 5 right now. we are learning from the alameda county coroner's office that the man shot last night was 18. they say that's all the information they are going to give us so far. a neighborhood told kpix 5 they heard three shots in the area
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and called police. we have some shots for you from the ground. this happened around 8:45 last night. alameda county sheriffs say they found a young adult suffering from a gunshot wound on the scene and the officers rushed him to the hospital where he died. we want to make note that this is the first homicide of the year for the sheriff's office and again, that investigation into what happened will be continuing this morning as the deputies are still here on the scene. cate caugiran, kpix 5. a deadly stabbing near a san jose high school may be gang-related. minutes before class got out yesterday someone stabbed a teenaged boy on north 21st street a couple of blocks from the high school. the stabbing may have started with an off-campus fight. this mark's san jose's fifth homicide of the year. a star olympic sprinter and double amputee faces murder

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